California Private Postsecondary Education Act
This information is specific to Carnegie Mellon University's Master of Entertainment Industry Management (MEIM) program.
The Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) came into existence on January 1, 2010, following passage of Assembly Bill 48, known as the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (California Education Code, Title 3, Division 10, Part 59, Chapter 8).
Bureau Mission Statement
The BPPE exists to promote and protect the interests of students and consumers: (i) through the effective and efficient oversight of California's private postsecondary educational institutions, (ii) through the promotion of competition that rewards educational quality and employment outcomes, (iii) through proactively combating unlicensed activity, and (iv) by resolving student complaints in a manner that benefits both the complaining student and future students.
Required Resources for Students
The information listed below is filed with the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Regardless of any information you may have relating to completion rates, placement rates, or starting salaries, the information available below was calculated pursuant to state law. If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact the Office of Admissions by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 412-268-2164.
- Catalog (Program Handbook)
- School Performance Fact Sheet
- 2016 Incoming Student Enrollment Agreement
- Student’s Right to Cancel (new document available December 1, 2016)
- MEIM Brochure (2016 version to published here when available)
QUESTIONS: Any questions a student may have regarding the above information that have not been satisfactorily answered by Carnegie Mellon University may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833, www.bppe.ca.gov, toll-free telephone number (888) 370-7589 or by fax (916) 263-1897.
COMPLAINTS: A student or any member of the public may file a complaint about this institution with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education by calling (888) 370-7589 toll-free or by completing a complaint form, which can be obtained on the bureau’s internet website, at www.bppe.ca.gov
Master of Entertainment Industry Management Requirements for Enrolling Students
Per the California Private Postsecondary Education Act, all prospective Carnegie Mellon University - Master of Entertainment Industry Management students are required to complete the following steps after admission and prior to enrollment in the MEIM program:
- Download and read the MEIM program catalog/handbook.
- Download and read the MEIM program performance fact sheet, initial, sign, and date where indicated, and return to David Eber, MEIM Director of Admissions and Financial Aid. via email.
- Download and read the MEIM program enrollment agreement, initial, sign, and date where indicated, and return to David Eber, MEIM Director of Admissions and Financial Aid.*
*The enrollment agreement will be co-signed and dated by the Carnegie Mellon University Registrar. A fully executed copy of the agreement will then be returned to you via email.